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Plate (USA), 1885

This is a plate. It was manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1885 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5.7 x 31.2 cm (2 1/4 x 12 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, impressed: "(?)/Rookwood/1885/205/A.R."

Cite this object as

Plate (USA), 1885; Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (United States); glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 5.7 x 31.2 cm (2 1/4 x 12 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1949-149-8

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